A big comeback in Lexington prevented the Affiliates from having a winless day.
HR Call: Melky Mesa (3, 4), Alfredo Escalera-Maldonado (2)
Pine Tar Press Pitcher of the Day: Luis Rico 5.2 IP 1 H 0 R 0 BB 6 K
Pine Tar Press Hitter of the Day: Alfredo Escalera-Maldonado 3-5 4 R HR 3 RBI
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AN exciting game in for Omaha gave the Affiliates a 1-1 record today as Manaea struggled in his 3rd start.
HR Call: None
Pine Tar Press Pitcher of the Day: Chris Dwyer 3.0 IP 1 H 0 R 0 BB 2 K
Pine Tar Press Hitter of the Day: Johnny Giavotella 3-4 2 R 2B 2 BB
Omaha Storm Chasers 7 Nashville Sounds...
Pitching in Wilmington and Lexington saved the day for the Afilliates as they ended with a 2-2 record.
HR Call: Justin Trapp (1)
Pine Tar Press Pitcher of the Day: Christian Binford 7.0 IP 2 H 0 R 0 BB 10 K
Pine Tar Press Hitter of the Day: Daniel Rockett 2-4 R
Omaha Storm Chasers 2 Nashville Sounds 5
Brett Tomko was not as good...
Squandering good starting pitching was the highlight for the affiliates today as Lamb, Binford, and Tenuta all pitched well in losing efforts. Omaha would get there first win in walkoff fashion while Wilmington faced their first defeat as the affiliates went 2-3 today.
HR Call: Brett Eibner (1), Cheslor Cuthbert (1)
Pine Tar Press Pitcher of the Day: John Lamb 5.0 IP...
Photo: Philliedelphia/Frank Klose Fact: Pete Orr is a Phillie no more. The utility infielder signed with the Milwaukee Brewers to a minor-league deal today after spending three seasons in the Phillies' organization. The 34 year old Orr played 96 big league games during his tenure in red pinstripes, mainly spending...